Test automation and software craftsmanship

Benjamin Bischoff, Test Automation Engineer at trivago N.V. (ex Senior Automation Engineer at Ubisoft Düsseldorf)

My new book "Writing API Tests with Karate" is now officially available!

If you use GitHub action workflows that run over and over again (either manually, event based or scheduled), it is sometimes helpful to compare the last return state with the current one to detect changes. In this article I show you one way how to do that.

In this article of the "Magic principles in test automation" series, I will talk about the concept of time lapse which is the key to powerful misdirection.

Part nine of my close-up magic and software series for YouTube is finally available. This one is called "A Coin Trick About QA".

This is a pair-blog article with Lena Pejgan Wiberg. Her idea is that two people write a post about an agreed topic at the same time and promote each other's article. In this article, it is about "rubberducking".

Lena's blog post can be found here on her blog.

I just released my new open source project "Property Aggregator" which combines different sources of Java properties into a single source of truth with custom rules.

https://github.com/bischoffdev/property-aggregator

Laxersaz, the hobby game development duo I am a part of, took part in our second game jam. Our entry is called "White Nights In Pyongyang" for the Brackeys Game Jam 2022.1.